Poverty and Income in the United States

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Statista dossier about poverty and income in the United States

This dossier presents graphs and tables about poverty and income in the United States. The report contains poverty rates, data on household income and provides additional information about income inequality.

Table of contents

  • 1. Poverty
    • Number of people living below the poverty line in the U.S. 1990-2016

    • Poverty rate in the United States 1990-2016

    • Number of poor families in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016

    • Poverty rate for families in the U.S. from 1990 to 2016

    • Number of people living below the poverty line in the U.S. 2016, by state

    • Poverty rate in the United States 2016, by state

    • Child poverty rate in the United States 1990-2016

    • Poverty rate in the United States by ethnic group 2016

    • Poverty rate in the U.S. by age and gender in 2016

    • Poverty rate in the U.S. by education 2016

    • Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - poverty rate in 2016

    • Top 25 most populated cities in the U.S. - family poverty rate 2016

    • Poverty rates in OECD countries 2015

    • Child poverty in OECD countries 2015

  • 2. Income
    • Median household income in the United States 1990-2016

    • Median household income in the United States by state 2016

    • Median household income in the United States by age 2016

    • Median household income in the United States by education of householder 2016

    • Median household income in the United States by race or ethnic group 2016

    • Number of households by household income in the U.S. 2016

    • Household income in the U.S. - comparison of the lowest quintile and the top 5 percent

    • Household income in the U.S. - shares of quintiles 1970-2016

    • Household income in the U.S. - percentage distribution 2016

    • Household income in the U.S. - percentage distribution by ethnic group 2016

    • Value of debt held by families in the U.S. 2016, by age of family head

    • Most populated cities in the U.S. - median household income 2016

  • 3. Inequality
    • U.S. household income distribution 1990-2016, by Gini-coefficient

    • U.S. family income distribution 1990-2016, by Gini coefficient

    • U.S. income distribution of individual earnings 1990-2016, by Gini-coefficient

    • Gap between rich and poor, by state in the U.S. 2016

    • Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. households 2016, by race/origin

    • Gini index for income distribution equality for U.S. families 2016, by race/origin

    • Gini Index - countries with the greatest income distribution equality 2015

    • U.S. gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for men 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2018
  • Source(s): Statista
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